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Spatialities of Knowledge in the Neoliberal world academy: Theory, Practice and 21st Century Legacies of Area Studies

Jackson, Peter


In order to develop adequate understandings and theories of global modernity it is essential to overcome the intellectual hindrances of Euro-Amerocentrism, which is both an intellectual legacy of imperialism and a very contemporary form of neoliberal power over global knowledge production. What Houben (2013) has called the 'new area studies' has a central role to play in this challenging task. In this paper I have considered the limitations and some of the major critiques of area studies,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Conference paper
Source: Crossroads Asia Working Paper Series, No. 25


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